Beauty & Ruin

Bob Mould

MP3 (320kbps) ? $8.99 BUY + Wish List
FLAC ? $11.49 BUY + Wish List
CD $13.98 BUY + Wish List
LP (w/ DL Coupon) ? $18.98 BUY + Wish List

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MRG520 | Release Date June 3, 2014

Bob Mould will release his all-new studio album Beauty & Ruin on June 3 in the US and June 9 everywhere else.

Described as  “a compact epic,” Beauty & Ruin packs a staggering lifetime’s worth of emotion and experience into a 36-minute package sure to be hailed as a landmark addition to Bob’s formidable body of work.

As with 2012’s highly acclaimed Silver Age, Beauty & Ruin finds Bob joined by his longtime band of bassist Jason Narducy and drummer Jon Wurster. See them live in a town near you!

LP includes a coupon for a full download.

Track/Song Title Artist Duration Price MP3 Track
Play Low Season Bob Mould 04:08 $0.99 Buy
Play Little Glass Pill Bob Mould 02:40 $0.99 Buy
Play I Don't Know You Anymore Bob Mould 02:56 $0.99 Buy
Play Kid With Crooked Face Bob Mould 02:14 $0.99 Buy
Play Nemeses Are Laughing Bob Mould 03:24 $0.99 Buy
Play The War Bob Mould 03:41 $0.99 Buy
Play Forgiveness Bob Mould 02:54 $0.99 Buy
Play Hey Mr. Grey Bob Mould 02:04 $0.99 Buy
Play Fire in the City Bob Mould 03:15 $0.99 Buy
Play Tomorrow Morning Bob Mould 02:19 $0.99 Buy
Play Let the Beauty Be Bob Mould 03:17 $0.99 Buy
Play Fix It Bob Mould 03:25 $0.99 Buy

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We also offer FLAC digital music files. FLAC stands for Free Lossless Audio Codec, an uncompressed audio format. As such, FLAC files provide a perfect digital copy of a given piece of music.

MP3s eliminate audio data in order to reduce file size. FLAC files are by definition 'lossless' and are a perfect digital copy of the original source material. Because of this, a FLAC audio file is much larger in size than an MP3 file. While FLAC audio is ideal if you listen to your music on a higher-end home stereo, or enjoy close-listening on headphones, it does not have as widespread playback support as the MP3 format.

*Note: FLAC files do not work in iTunes.

What is the difference between MP3 and FLAC files?

Merge offers the highest quality MP3s possible. They are encoded without DRM using the LAME version 3.97 encoder at non-variable rate of 320 kbps. At this quality level, the sound is essentially indistinguishable from a CD.

We also offer FLAC digital music files. FLAC stands for Free Lossless Audio Codec, an uncompressed audio format. As such, FLAC files provide a perfect digital copy of a given piece of music.

MP3s eliminate audio data in order to reduce file size. FLAC files are by definition 'lossless' and are a perfect digital copy of the original source material. Because of this, a FLAC audio file is much larger in size than an MP3 file. While FLAC audio is ideal if you listen to your music on a higher-end home stereo, or enjoy close-listening on headphones, it does not have as widespread playback support as the MP3 format.

*Note: FLAC files do not work in iTunes.

"Includes Download Coupon". What does that mean?
With many of our vinyl releases we include a coupon (Yes, an actual slip of paper inside the album packaging) with a unique code which will allow you to download a high quality MP3 version of the album you've purchased.